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Diameter data point(s) for object NGC 4578

Diameter Data --- Published and Homogenized (arcsec) Units

  Published UnitsHomogenized Units
No.Observed Passband
REFCODE
Major Axis
(2a)
Major Axis UnitsMinor Axis
(2b)
Minor Axis UnitsAxis Ratio (b/a)Major Axis Unc.Ellipticity
(1 - b/a)
Eccentricity
[(a/b)2-1]/
[(a/b)2+1]
Position Angle
(deg)
[published]
Reference LevelFrequency (Hz)Major Axis
(2a)
(arcsec)
Major Axis Unc.Axis Ratio (b/a)Ellipticity
(1 - b/a)
Eccentricity
[(a/b)2-1]/
[(a/b)2+1]
cos-1(b/a)
(deg)
Position Angle
(deg)
[J2000]
1 POSS1 103a-O
1973UGC...C...0000N
3.20 arcmin 2.50 arcmin ... ... ... ... 35
[B1950]
About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 7.40E+14 192.00 ... 0.78 0.22 0.24 39 35
[J2000]
2 K_s (2MASS isophotal)
20032MASX.C.......:
66.2 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.720 (b/a) ... ... ... 30
[J2000]
20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ 1.38E+14 132.40 ... 0.72 0.28 0.32 44 30
[J2000]
3 K_s (2MASS "total")
20032MASX.C.......:
92.6 (a) arcsec ... ... 0.720 (b/a) ... ... ... 30
[J2000]
Diameter for "total" magnitude 1.38E+14 185.10 ... 0.72 0.28 0.32 44 30
[J2000]
4 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
0.50 arcmin 0.40 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Very high surface brightness 7.40E+14 30.00 ... 0.80 0.20 0.22 37 ...
5 POSS1 103a-O
1963MCG3..C...0000V
2.20 arcmin 1.80 arcmin ... ... ... ... ... Intermed. surface brightness 7.40E+14 132.00 ... 0.82 0.18 0.20 35 ...
6 RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.52 log(2a) + 1 ... ... 0.13
log(a/b)
0.02 ... ... 35
[J2000]
25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 198.70 9.40 0.74 0.26 0.29 42 35
[J2000]
7 RC3 A_e (Johnson B)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.03 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... 0.04 ... ... ... ... 6.81E+14 64.30 6.20 ... ... ... ... ...
8 RC3 D_0 (blue)
1991RC3.9.C...0000d
1.50 log(2a) + 1 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ 6.81E+14 189.70 ... ... ... ... ... ...


Detailed Information for Each Entry

 No. 1
                                Published Units:                    Homogenized Units:

Reference Code                : 1973UGC...C...0000N
Published Object Name         : UGC 07793                     
Frequency Targeted            : POSS1 103a-O                  
Major Axis (2a)               : 3.20       arcmin                   2a = 192.00 arcsec
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ... 
Minor Axis (2b)               : 2b =  2.50      arcmin              2b = 150.00 arcsec 
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Axis Ratio                    : ...                                 b/a = 0.78
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Ellipticity                   : ...                                 1 - b/a = 0.22
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Eccentricity                  : ...                                 [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.24
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Cos-1(b/a)                    : ...                                 39 deg
Position Angle [Equinox]      :  35    deg [B1950]                  35 deg [J2000]
Uncertainty                   : ...                                 ...
Significance                  : No uncertainty reported
Diameter Reference Level      : About 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^   
Frequency                     : 4050         A                      7.40E+14 Hz
Frequency Mode                : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate)

Measurement Mode               
    Detector Type             : Photographic plate, print, or film
    Fitting Technique         : Eye estimate
    Measured Quantity         : "Outer" diameter
Coordinates Targeted          : 123500.         +095000.    (B1950)
Qualifiers                    : From new, raw data
NED Comment                   : Diameters flagged uncertain.            

No. 2 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J12373054+0933184 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS isophotal) Major Axis (2a) : a = 66.2 arcsec 2a = 132.40 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 95.33 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.720 b/a = 0.72 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.28 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 44 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 30 deg [J2000] 30 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 20.0 K-mag arcsec^-2^ Frequency : 2.17 microns 1.38E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Maps (e.g., 2MASS, VLA, Sloan) Fitting Technique : Ellipse fitting to image Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Qualifiers : A radius is given in DIA_MAJ, not a diameter Coordinates Targeted : 189.377289 9.555099 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 3 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 20032MASX.C.......: Published Object Name : 2MASX J12373054+0933184 Frequency Targeted : K_s (2MASS "total") Major Axis (2a) : a = 92.6 arcsec 2a = 185.10 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 133.27 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : b/a = 0.720 b/a = 0.72 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.28 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.32 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 44 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 30 deg [J2000] 30 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : Diameter for "total" magnitude Frequency : 2.17 microns 1.38E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Maps (e.g., 2MASS, VLA, Sloan) Fitting Technique : Ellipse fitting to image Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Qualifiers : A radius is given in DIA_MAJ, not a diameter Coordinates Targeted : 189.377289 9.555099 (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 4 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +02-32-159 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 0.50 arcmin 2a = 30.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 0.40 arcmin 2b = 24.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.80 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.20 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.22 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 37 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : Very high surface brightness Frequency : 4050 A 7.40E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Eye estimate Measured Quantity : "Inner" diameter Coordinates Targeted : 123500 +0950 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 5 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1963MCG3..C...0000V Published Object Name : MCG +02-32-159 Frequency Targeted : POSS1 103a-O Major Axis (2a) : 2.20 arcmin 2a = 132.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : 2b = 1.80 arcmin 2b = 108.00 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... b/a = 0.82 Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.18 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.20 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 35 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : Intermed. surface brightness Frequency : 4050 A 7.40E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Eye estimate Measured Quantity : "Outer" diameter Coordinates Targeted : 123500 +0950 (B1950) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment :
No. 6 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07793 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_25, R_25 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.52 2a = 198.70 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.02 9.40 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... 2b = 147.24 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : log(a/b) = 0.13 b/a = 0.74 Uncertainty : 0.02 0.04 Ellipticity : ... 1 - b/a = 0.26 Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... [(a/b)2-1]/[(a/b)2+1] = 0.29 Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... 42 deg Position Angle [Equinox] : 35 deg [J2000] 35 deg [J2000] Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : Mean error Diameter Reference Level : 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ Frequency : 4400 A 6.81E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Eye estimate Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 123730.7 +093319. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment :
No. 7 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07793 Frequency Targeted : RC3 A_e (Johnson B) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.03 2a = 64.30 arcsec Uncertainty : 0.04 6.20 arcsec Minor Axis (2b) : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... ... Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : Mean error Diameter Reference Level : ... Frequency : 4400 A 6.81E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Eye estimate Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 123730.7 +093319. (J2000) Qualifiers : From new, raw data NED Comment : From magnitude-aperture curves.
No. 8 Published Units: Homogenized Units: Reference Code : 1991RC3.9.C...0000d Published Object Name : UGC 07793 Frequency Targeted : RC3 D_0 (blue) Major Axis (2a) : log(2a) + 1 = 1.50 2a = 189.70 arcsec Uncertainty : ... ... Minor Axis (2b) : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Axis Ratio : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Ellipticity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Eccentricity : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Cos-1(b/a) : ... ... Position Angle [Equinox] : ... ... Uncertainty : ... ... Significance : No uncertainty reported Diameter Reference Level : 25.0 B-mag arcsec^-2^ Frequency : 4400 A 6.81E+14 Hz Frequency Mode : Broad-band detector (e.g. photographic plate) Measurement Mode Detector Type : Photographic plate, print, or film Fitting Technique : Eye estimate Measured Quantity : Isophotal diameter Coordinates Targeted : 123730.7 +093319. (J2000) Qualifiers : Homogenized from previously published data NED Comment : Extinction and inclination corrected.

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